Oat shells

  • Suitable for
  • Livestock, Dairy cattle, Beef cattle, Pigs, Compound feed production
  • Product category
  • Animal co-products
  • Product Features
  • Product form
  • dry
  • Nipple worthy
  • No
  • % Dry matter
  • 89.4
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Product description

Oat shells

are a co-product of oats and are obtained when de-hulling oat grains. Oat shells are known for their positive effect on intestinal health.

Quality

The product complies with laws and regulations. Mycotoxins, insecticides, pesticides and herbicides are tested according to the GMP+ FSA. The product is non-GMO (according to Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 and 1830/2003).

More information or a question? Contact:

Joost van de Wijgert

Valid from 13 September 2021

Valid from 13 September 2021

Matrix 1
Dry matter %
89.4
pH
6.3
Crude protein
44
Crude fat
15
Crude fibre
325
Crude ash
44
Starch total
116
Sugar
4
Matrix 2
Calcium (Ca)
2.5
Sodium (Na)
0.1
Chloride (Cl)
1.0
Potassium (K)
5.5
Matrix 3
Phosporus total (P)
1.1
Dig. Phosphorus
0.0
AID
SID
Matrix 5
Dig. Lysine
0.3
0.7
Dig. Methionine
0.2
0.3
Dig. Methionine + Cystine
0.5
0.8
Dig. Threonine
0.0
0.6
Dig. Tryptophan
0.1
0.2
Dig. Isoleucine
0.3
0.6
Dig. Leucine
0.8
1.3
Dig. Valine
0.4
0.9
Matrix 7
Energie value
0.34
NE pigs, kcal
706
ME Schw., MJ
4.0
Cattle values
Matrix 6
DVE
17
OEB
-41
VEM
557
VEVI
494

Levels are based on averages and stated in grams per kg of dry matter, unless stated otherwise. Changes in product composition are reserved.

Feeding advice based on DS of total ration

Feed advice
Weaned piglets (up to25 kg)
max 5%
Fattening pigs (25 - 50 kg)
max 7.5%
Fattening pigs (from 50 kg)
max 15%
Sows
max 20%
Dairy cattle
max 3 kg product in ration
Beef cattle
max 0,3 kg product / 100 kg body weight

Logistics & Storage

Transport
Transport
Bulk with walking floor, tipper or container truck
Storage
Store in a dry, dark and cool place or in a closed dry feed silo. Clean storage areas regularly.
Shelf life
1 year
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Frequently Asked Questions 

Below are the questions commonly asked about the co-product Oat shells, do you have any other questions about the co-product? Then please contact us.

What is the feed value of Oat shells?

The feed value of the co-product Oat shells is shown in the matrix. The matrix provides a complete overview of all (nutritional) properties of the co-product Oat shells. For easy reference, you can download the matrix via MyLooop. You will be notified automatically if there are any nutritional changes to this co-product. 

What is the feeding recommendation for Oat shells?

The feeding recommendation of the co-product Oat shells represents the percentage of the co-product name in the total feed ration. This percentage is based on the dry matter percentage (DM%). In a balanced feed ration, this percentage is:

Weaned piglets (up to25 kg) max 5%
Fattening pigs (25 - 50 kg) max 7,5%
Fattening pigs (from 50 kg) max 15%
Sows max 20%
Dairy cattle

max 3 kg product in ration

Beef cattle max 0,3 kg product / 100 kg body weight

 

How should Oat shells be stored?

Note that it is important to store the co-product Oat shells in a dry, dark and cool place, e.g. in a dry feed silo. Make sure to clean the feed storage areas regularly.

What is the storage life of Oat shells?

The co-product Oat shells has a storage life of one year. Note that it is important to store the co-product Oat shells correctly.